John Polousky, M.D., earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He then completed a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at The Children’s Hospital Colorado, a pediatric orthopedic surgery mini-fellowship in limb deformity surgery at the International Center for Limb Lengthening at Baltimore’s Sinai Hospital and additional training in orthopedic sports medicine at the University of Colorado.
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Kathryn Bauer, M.D., earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. After a residency in orthopedics and a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Dr. Bauer completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at the University of California, Los Angeles, Orthopedic Institute for Children. She specializes in pediatric sports medicine, trauma and fracture care, and also has a strong interest in some aspects of general pediatric orthopedics, including angular limb deformity, hip dysplasia, benign bone lesions, and leg length discrepancies/limb lengthening procedures.
David Brown, M.D., earned his medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical Center. After an internship in orthopedics and a residency in orthopedic surgery at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Dr. Brown completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Children's Hospital and Health Center in San Diego. His patients include children with congenital and developmental issues such as hip dysplasia, scoliosis and cerebral palsy. He also treats children who experience traumatic injuries, including fractures and sprains. Dr. Brown primarily sees patients at Children’s Health℠ Plano.
Dr. Jonathan Cheng is a pediatric hand surgeon on the Children’s Health℠ Plastics and Craniofacial team. He is a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with expertise in pediatric conditions. Dr. Cheng's clinical practice has a specialized focus on brachial plexus and peripheral nerve reconstruction. He is the leader of the peripheral nerve and brachial plexus team clinic at Children’s Medical Center.
Jennifer Kargel, M.D., is a physician with the Plastics and Craniofacial program at Children's Health℠. She graduated medical school from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where she also completed her residency in plastic surgery. Dr. Kargel completed a fellowship in hand surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dustin Loveland, M.D., earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where he also completed a residency in orthopedic surgery. He completed a second orthopedic surgical residency at the University of Miami, where he served as chief resident. He was then selected by world renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews to train as a sports medicine fellow. He not only treats sports-injured youth but works with coaches, trainers and parents to help prevent those injuries.
Alina Olteanu, M.D., Ph.D., is one of only 60 pediatricians trained in integrated medicine through the prestigious Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Olteanu earned her medical degree from the Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Iuliu Hatieganu in Romania and her doctorate in biological chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Christopher Redman, M.D., earned his medical degree from the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and completed a chief residency in orthopedic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He continued his training with a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Orthopedics allows him to combine his interest in medicine with his love of sports.
Troy Smurawa, M.D., is board-certified in both sports medicine and orthopedics and is a coach and athlete as well. He is certified by USA Triathlon and USA Cycling as a multisport coach and has served as a team doctor for the USA Triathlon World Championships teams for the past 20 years. Dr. Smurawa earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and did his residency in pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Akron, Ohio.
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